TAG: CCG Advisors

April 2014 Web Extra: Example ESOP feasibility analysis

April 7, 2014By

Prior to implementing an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), S and C corporations must undergo a feasibility analysis to determine whether the company is financially qualified to do so. In hand with this month’s cover story, “Ownership pride,” CCG Advisors provided an example feasibility analysis for a company seeking to implement a leveraged ESOP. In this example the company is... read more

ESOP: The exit strategy breeding ownership pride in the Green Industry

April 4, 2014By

Larry Ryan accepts he has an expiration date.  Larry Ryan, Ryan Lawn & Tree Photos: Ryan Lawn & Tree, Michael Hatcher and Mission LandscapeThe realistic president of Ryan Lawn & Tree knows he’s going to die at some point, as everyone will, and then he’ll no longer have a hand in the $26 million company he founded in Overland Park, Kan.,... read more

M&A outlook: Eyeing their moves

October 10, 2013By

Green Industry buyers and sellers aren’t making many moves just yet. The mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market has been the equivalent of an ever-long chess game for the Green Industry in 2013. Buyers and sellers are simply strategizing and waiting to make a move before yearend—or in some circumstances make no move at all. For this reason, M&A activity has... read more